The Suburban Land Agency has released to tender the Coombs & Wright Village. The village project is a major redress for lack of place making in the Molonglo Valley.
Future urban areas are new greenfield developments and typically managed by the ACT Suburban Land Agency. Offsets are often found adjacent to these areas. Images from ACTmapi showing the areas.
The Belconnen Town Centre will be upgraded. The process has now moved onto the design brief stage. A tender for a more detail design will be issued next. Step-by-step we are getting closer to the goal.
This article is a chronological list of the Molonglo Valley Stage 3 development stages and contains the key documents to download. It is mostly for reference purposes.
There were two presentations, one from the ACT Government Suburban Land Agency and the second from Capital Estate Developments who are responsible for developing Denman Prospect.
The Molonglo Valley Community Forum provided insight into Molonglo Valley development.
At the first meeting of the Molonglo Valley Community Forum, the politicians there were not yet particularly influential, but they were at least interested. Most politicians have little knowledge of what is planned for new estates, so it was fortunate that mandarins turned up, too.
“What attracts people to a place is the existence of other people at this place” (Mattsson 2019)
Getting good bike paths past Westfield in Belconnen have to be a priority.
Whitlam is the first suburb north of the river in the Molonglo Valley to open its door to the public. Construction is to start in 2021. Still, all is quiet.